Thursday, August 16, 2018


MGBL Minute

As the regular season is coming to an end, the teams are all fighting for post-season positioning in the final games. At Ma’ayanot High School, the finally healthy Dr Popowitz’s Center team was up against Team Tree Point Play and looking for their second win of the season. Dr Popowitz’s Center’s Akiva Feit

Yeshivat Noam Holds Third Annual Three-on-Three Basketball Tourney

The third annual three-on-three basketball tournament at Yeshivat Noam was a ton of fun for the players and all their families who came to cheer them on. According to event chair Noah Wasserman, “The players had a great time playing ball at the tournament. It was a mix of alumni, parents and

Frisch Cougars Girls Softball Team Enters Playoffs in First Place

The Frisch Cougars girls softball team is going into the playoffs with the best record in the Western Division with seven wins and one loss. The team made a clean sweep of all their games in the last two weeks, winning all five games. They now go into the playoffs with the hopes of bringing a first place trophy back to

MTA Baseball Defeats SAR

The undefeated MTA Lions continued their strong season with a 2-0 win over SAR.

A Rainy Day Couldn’t Keep Yiddle League at Bay

With some rain coming down on Sunday morning, it appeared that the Yiddle League games would be rained out yet again. However, with the boys in school on Sunday morning and the games scheduled for late Sunday afternoon, we held out hope that we would be able to play. The rain stopped, the numerous fields were surprisingly in decent

Ma’ayanot Rapids Softball Team Is Going Strong

After finishing the season 6-2, and ending in second place in the MYHSAL western division, the Rapids came out swinging in the first round of the playoffs against HANC. After a tough loss to the first place Frisch team, the Rapids were anxiously waiting to start the post season to defend their championship banner. The night after a

Teaneck Doghouse Sportstars of the Week: Dahlia Feintuch, Yaffa Lofstock, Kira Jacobs and Sophie Yurowitz

The Jewish Link of New Jersey and Teaneck Doghouse would like to recognize four 14 year old eighth graders at Yavneh Academy as this week’s Sportstars of the Week. The talented quartet of Dahlia Feintuch, Yaffa Lofstock, Kira Jacobs and Sophie Yurowitz, just repeated as undefeated YMSSA girls hockey champions.

Noam Knights Are Sixth Grade Girls Basketball Champs

Last Wednesday night, the Noam Knights sixth grade girls basketball team faced RPRY in the championship game of the YMSSA. Both teams entered the game undefeated from their respective divisions, so the energy was high going into the game. The game started strong with Noam scoring several baskets right from the start. But RPRY

A Family of Authors Highlights Inspiring Female Sports Heroes in Newest Book

Why mess with a winning formula?

Back in June, 2016, The Jewish Link reviewed a book by Greg Zuckerman and his two sons, Gabriel and Elijah, of West Orange. “Rising Above” focused almost exclusively on interviews of famous male athletes who had overcome adversity to achieve greatness. The


Rabbi Kirsch,Thank you

Rabbi Kirsch,Thank you for the positive impact you have had on all our children at JKHA/RKYHS; past and present. Thank you for your hard work, passion, commitment and dedication to our children and school.

Mazal Tovon thewell-deserved honor!

SAR HS Girls JV Soccer Team Advances to Ship

The semi-final JV soccer game was held at SAR High School on Wednesday night, May 16. SAR Sting competed against the North Shore Lions for the third time this season, winning both previous games, so they were favored to win. Scoring the first two goals of the night was Zahava Butler with assists from Laura Brandwein. Brandwein